Inaba Province: Shirai Gonpachi Leaves His Home Province (Shirai Gonpachi hongoku o tachinoku), cut from sheet 12 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 十二 「因幡 白井権八本国ヲ立退」

Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-12; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 99; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.12


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 24.5 x 7.5 cm (9 5/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



From a sheet of one calligraphic title panel and four pictures showing Tanba, Tango, Tajima, and Inaba provinces.

MFA impressions: 21.8759 (Inaba), 21.8760 (Tanba), RES.54.24 (uncut sheet)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection